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Neuroscience Spotlights

Fruit fly brain
Oct 12, 2016

A group of scientists and funders—Walter Koroshetz (NIHO, James Olds (NSF), Christine Payne (Georgia Tech) and Terrence Sejnowski (Salk Institute)—reflect on what the BRAIN Initiative has already achieved and how it is evolving.

Brainbow neurons
Sep 16, 2016

Nations around the world are making unprecedented investments in brain research. How will each one leave its mark—and what could they achieve together?

Amyloid plaques
Sep 15, 2016

In a roundtable discussion, three leading scientists in the fields of neuroscience, brain imaging and cell biology weigh in on what it will take to find a cure for Alzheimer's and related neurodegenerative disorders.

MHC proteins in the brain
Aug 23, 2016

The 2016 Kavli Prize laureates – Eve Marder, Michael Merzenich and Carla Shatz – discuss the brain's remarkable capacity for change and how that is causing us to rethink human potential.